Man’s Affliction and Getting at One With the World

There was a time when I thought I wanted to climb Mount Everest.  I was watching “Everest” on the Discovery Channel and it looked glorious.  Then I read Bear Grylls’ book, “Mud, Sweat, and Tears” and thought if he can do it after breaking his back, I surely can.  I must climb Everest! Why?  Why … Continue reading Man’s Affliction and Getting at One With the World

Why is Reality a Hard Sell? 3 Questions

While I was studying athletic training at Temple University, one of my mother’s friends came up to me and asked, “Hey Rob, what can I do to get rid of this?”, flicking her triceps fat, while eating a donut.  Hmm.  Very attractive.  As I got into the real answer, she interrupted me with, “No, I … Continue reading Why is Reality a Hard Sell? 3 Questions